Migrants stranded in Tapachula offer “labor” for the reconstruction of Acpulco

Rate this post

Migrants stranded in the city of Tapachulabordering Guatemala, launched a call to the Government of Mexico in which they said they were ready to travel to Acapulcoa destination hit by Hurricane Otis and whose passage has so far left 43 dead and 36 missing, to be used as workers in the reconstruction of the affected municipalities in the state of Warrior.

The hundreds of migrants from countries like Colombia, Venezuela and Nicaragua showed their solidarity with the people of Mexico and in a meeting called by the organization People Without Borders They were ready to travel to the destroyed areas and offered “their manpower, effort, will and faith.”

Between the migrants there is bricklayers, construction masters, technicians, welders, mechanics and farmers which, they said, can be useful at this time for the people of Guerrero, who have suffered the onslaught of the hurricane that left human and material losses.

The offer came in the midst of intense rain in Tapachula caused by a tropical depression formed on Saturday afternoon in the Pacific. At night the migrants completed a vigil with prayers, candles and cards to show solidarity with the inhabitants of the state of Warrior.

The migrants carried out a type of registration to enlist and wait for the decision of the Mexican Government whether it agrees to transfer them from Tapachula to the state of Guerrero to start working.

The migrant from Guatemala, Yuris Yosaira Pastranowho is in Tapachula, said that given the opportunity to leave to go to Acapulco, she is willing to go to work and help the people of Mexico rebuild or whatever they are asked to do.

“We have to go to work and support Acapulco, there is the opportunity and we are going to support them, to show solidarity, to help them, because honestly here we are not doing anything, while they need our help, whatever they have us build, clean, exactly one help, we are willing to do it,” he told Efe.

The woman, who was a merchant in Honduras, asked the Mexican Government to provide them with what they needed: food, a roof and a document to be able to be in that state momentarily and then continue on their way to the United States.

While, Gerson Linaresa migrant from Guatemala, who is in Tapachula waiting to leave in a caravan on Monday, indicated that he can join the group of migrants willing to help in the state of Guerrero.

Linares momentarily changed his idea of ​​going to the northern border to help because he remembered that these disasters have happened in his country on several occasions.

“We have to help, Acapulco is very affected and this has also happened in my country and we have received help and the difference is that we are of different nationalities, but we are willing to support them. There are children and people suffering, we are humble people, we are suffering and we need the opportunity. We are going in the caravan, but we have the strength to go and help,” she expressed.

With information from EFE

Author Profile

Nathan Rivera
Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.

My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.

What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.

I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.

Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.

At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.